Laura Friedman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Research Associate
Lauren Friedman, Ph.D., M.P.H., is a research associate at Advocates for Human Potential’s (AHP's) Center for Research and Evaluation. Her research interests include health equity, maternal health, mental health, and research impacting underserved communities. Dr. Friedman has conducted cross-site and local evaluations and research studies of underserved populations, including those with mental health and substance use disorders, pregnant and parenting women, and at-risk youth. She has experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods including survey design, institutional review board submission, conducting interviews, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, systematic literature review, global health research, and program implementation.

Prior to joining AHP, Dr. Friedman’s research collaborations focused on neuropsychiatric disorders and stress responses among pregnant and parenting women. Dr. Friedman received her Ph.D. from Boston University and M.P.H. from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
 
 

 



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